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recreation

(rĕk-rē-ā′shŭn)
Participation in any endeavor that is entertaining, relaxing, or refreshing. Recreational activities may be personal or private (e.g., reading, painting), social (e.g., team sports or dance), physical (e.g., hunting), or mental (e.g., meditating or praying); they may be active or passive. Many recreational activities combine more than one of these elements.
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Ultimately, Yuan would like recreation to have some legal standing as diversification is absolute key to forest, community and regional health and stability.
As required, the forest plan sets forth several different "alternatives," each with a different theme--for example, a focus on recreation, on biodiversity, on timber cutting.
We won't have those things for long if recreation isn't managed in a sustainable way.
Activities may include parties, craft groups, gardening, field trips, community performances, classes, and one-to-one arts and recreation.
recreation therapy, was included on the newly revised PPS MDS, HCFA responded that the agency was "collecting statistical data.
These accounts underline the increasing role of associations in community leisure, although we have no written evidence and no testimony that informal recreation declined.
According to de Sena, raising self-esteem through cooperative efforts, implementation, and dedication has made the adaptive-recreation program an important ingredient in building a quality of life for recreation participants.
Many of the trends that most influence public demand for outdoor recreation are indirect and unpredictable, covering everything from the national divorce rate to computer technology.
Is he after reassurance that recreation therapists are valued by the larger park and recreation field?
Rosamond is parks-poor under the National Recreation and Park Association's recommended standard of at least five acres for every 1,000 people.
In addition to the new synthetic turf field, Parks & Recreation replaced the aging concrete seating area with steel bleachers that give spectators a more comfortable space to watch games.
Aquatic equipment/supplies, athletic/recreational equipment, outdoor recreation products, watercraft